Washington Women’s Art Center Retrospective Exhibition Call for Entries

By Editorial Team on June 1, 2017

Deadline: Mon, 06 November 2017

Photo courtesy of Alper Initiative for Washington Art.
Photo courtesy of Alper Initiative for Washington Art.


Deadline: November 6, 2017


Were you a member of the Washington Women’s Art Center or know someone that was?

In the summer of 2018, the Alper Initiative will have two juried exhibits that will honor the Washington Women’s Arts Center, the feminist arts organization in the DC metropolitan area in the 1970s – 80s.

They are soliciting work from former members and exhibitors of the WWAC.

  1. The first exhibition in the Alper Initiative space will feature work made between 1975 and 1985 to provide a historic context for the WWAC. It will be accompanied by a catalogue.
  2. The second exhibition will feature current work by artists who were former members and exhibitors of the WWAC between 1975 and 1985.

Please visit their website for more information on the exhibitions and the submission process.

Because not all submissions will be selected by the juror for physical display at the museum, the museum plans to include a slide show identifying all former members. Therefore, all former members are encouraged to send a high resolution headshot and image of their work (300 DPI), as well as a short quote about what the WWAC meant to them for inclusion in the slideshow to aiwa@american.edu.

Contact Judith Benderson, former WWAC board member and Managing Director (1983-1985) at judypainter@comcast.net, or aiwa@american.edu with any questions.